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Species Apotolype blanchardi - Hodges#7682

This is Tolype? - Apotolype blanchardi Adult Tolype newly emerged - Apotolype blanchardi Adult Tolype newly emerged - Apotolype blanchardi  Apotolype cocoon with empty chrysalis exposed. - Apotolype blanchardi  Apotolype cocoons on building - Apotolype blanchardi Apotolype blanchardi cocoons and adult - Apotolype blanchardi Moth - Apotolype blanchardi White Moth - Apotolype blanchardi
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Family Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Subfamily Macromphaliinae
Genus Apotolype
Species blanchardi (Apotolype blanchardi - Hodges#7682 )
Hodges Number
7682
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apotolype blanchardi Franclemont, 1973
Numbers
Only two Apotolype species are found in America north of Mexico.
Range
Southern Texas.
Food
Larval host is listed as possibly Delonix regia(1)
These larvae were found on Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth.
(monketpod) in South Texas. * USDA plant profile
Print References
Franclemont, J. G., 1973. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1: p. 48; pl. 4.36-37.(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 20.1. Mimallonoidea (Mimallonidae) and Bombycoidea.....
J. G. Franclemont. 1973. E.W. Classey Ltd. & R.B.D. Publications Inc.